Edinburgh climbs two places in global rankings

We are also the top university in Scotland

Edinburgh University has been rated 19th in the QS World Rankings with a total score of 88.9. Published today, it means that Edinburgh has risen two spots in the rankings.

Released annually, the QS World Rankings rate Universities according to research, teaching, employability and internationalisation (how well Universities attract students and teachers from overseas). This year, 940 Universities from across the World were included in its ratings.

In last year’s rankings, Edinburgh came 21st in the tables with a score of 90.8. However, although it came higher this year, its overall score was actually lower compared to last year’s.

This year, Edinburgh  was ranked 24th in terms of Academic Reputation with a score of 99.2 and came 86th in terms of Faculty Student Ratio. It also enjoyed a solid Employer Reputation being ranked 42nd globally with a score of 95, however this was down from last year’s score 98.

In terms of Internationalisation, the University came 37th for students and 115th for faculty staff. The level of citation from its faculties was ranked at 155th with a score of 61.7, this was down significantly from last year’s score of 71.5.

Nevertheless, it was still ranked the best University in Scotland.

View the full rankings here.